Bet-with-El RECAP Saturday September 28, 2013

Here is the RECAP for September 28,  2013 for Bet-with-El.

This week we went to Suffolk Downs, Race 2, a 6 furlongs $12,500 claimer, for fillies and mares 3 years old and up,  non-winners of 2, with a purse of $11,800.  The weather was clear and the track was rated as fast.

We picked the #1 Horse, Valley of Avoca to WIN.  Valley of Avoca came out of the gate good but entered the stretch 2nd behind the #5 Horse, Star Black, who took the lead from the get go and ran the race wire to wire.  Star Black took the win by 4 lengths, returning $11.40, $4.80, and $2.80 for the win, place, and show respectively.  Valley of Avoca had to settle for the place spot.  Valley of Avoca went off as the favorite at odds of 1.50 and returned $3.40 for the place and $2.40 for the show, finishing IN THE MONEY.

We picked the #7 Horse, Double the Silk, as the long shot.  Double the Silk dualed to the turn and pressed the pace.  Unfortunately, she did not have anything left in the tank coming into the stretch and finished 7th, out of the money.